TIKAPUR, March 19: The Nepal-India border point at Khakraula in Tikapur Municipality – 9 remains crowded all the time. It is estimated that over 2,000 people cross this border point on a daily basis. However, the health desk set up there is no sufficient to check the health condition of the travelers. This lapse is likely to turn costly for the prevention and control of the possible spread of coronavirus.
BAITADI, March 11: In view of coronavirus panic, an isolation ward has been set up in Baitadi as a preparedness measure, said the district hospital. The ward set up inside the hospital has three beds where people with suspected coronavirus infection will be kept and treated, said medical superintendent of the hospital, Dr. Basanta Raj Joshi.
KAILALI, March 10: The Social Development Ministry of the Sudurpaschim province government has set up a health desk at Chisapani, Karnali in its eastern checkpoint with the rise in the risks of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.